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Peste des petits ruminants
Control programme for PPR moves a step closer

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THE World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report that they have concluded consultations to develop a global control and eradication programme for peste des petits ruminants (PPR) and that regional roadmaps for a 15-year campaign are now being drawn up.

The control and eradication programme is based on a strategy endorsed last year at an international conference organised by the OIE and FAO. It follows …

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